Essays Tagged: "Latin American"

The portrayal of politics in South American literature

als and the conservatives. Although a common preoccupation with Marquez, Allende, and various other Latin American novelists the manner in which this preoccupation is expressed varies considerably dep ... ho rebel and '...called for victory...'.Arcadio Buendia is a character used to satirise the typical Latin American tyrant: 'the cruelest ruler that Macondo had ever seen' . While he is a liberal by wo ...

(4 pages) 94 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The Impact of His Work on Latin America

el Garcia Marquez is a Colombian author of short stories and novels dealing with military themes in Latin American villages. Born in 1928, Garcia Marquez trained in journalism in the 1960's but later ... played an influential role in the development, recognition, and subsequent worldwide acceptance of Latin American literature in the twentieth century.Garcia Marquez is one of the most successful Lati ...

(4 pages) 154 0 3.3 Feb/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Importance of Young Chicanas in the Traditional Quinceanera Ceremony - short essay

The Quinceanera is a traditional Latin American celebration of a girl's fifteenth birthday.The religious practice is symbolic of a yo ... ration immigrants. Then,maybe the performance in American will be completely forgotten. Many of the Latin Americanteenagers feel as if they are trying to preserve a tradition that is destined to fail ... ject is going to be difficult to research for this reason.Therefore, I plan to begin by researching Latin American culture on a broad level and thegradually narrowing the topic to la quinceanera. This ...

(1 pages) 48 0 1.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ancient Latin American Civilizatioins.

ANCIENT LATIN AMERICAN CIVILIZATIONSThroughout history, great civilizations have existed in different areas ... VILIZATIONSThroughout history, great civilizations have existed in different areas in the world. In Latin America, there were the Mayans, Incas, and Aztecs. These three civilizations were each great a ... As you have now learned the Mayans, Incas, and Aztecs were three examples of great civilizations in Latin America. Each empire had its own unique qualities that made it great, and each shall still be ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

A Brief Economic History of Latin America

mportant starting place in order to really understand how International Commerce functions operates.Latin American economic history for over three hundred years from the time of Columbus up until inde ... rt of the 19th century was fairly consistent in terms of the role each of the major parties played: Latin America provided raw materials to Spain/Portugal, and then purchased and consumed the finished ...

(5 pages) 129 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Blooming population-it's about how the latin america boost their rapid industrialization in the nation.

Blooming PopulationThe nations of Latin America faced many challenges during the postwar period. Rapid industrialization brought new w ... n was sharply divided into groups of very rich and very poor. The rapid growth of the population of Latin America has resulted from a combination of tradition and progress. Traditionally, families had ... ied in infancy and as a result, the population grew slowly. The doubled average number of births in Latin America compared to United States, improved health care and sharply lowered the infant mortali ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

world Geo Essay

Latin America has many important bodies of water. The rivers are natural highways which impact the l ... ood and wash their clothing at the river banks. The rivers also provide a means for transportation. Latin America is also home to many mountains. The largest mountains in the region are the Andes. Eve ... they attract farmers because of its rich soil. The rich soil is the result of volcanic activity.The Latin American climate varies tremendously. Parts of the Andes have temperatures below zero. Yet as ...

(1 pages) 35 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Sweatshop Labor: Not Just a Thing of the Past

being used in the countries of Asia, i.e. Vietnam, China, and Bangladesh. It is also common in the Latin American and South American Countries, such as, Nicaragua & Guatemala, and Colombia & ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Latin American Paintings.

I INTRODUCTION.Latin American Painting, painting produced after the arrival of Spanish and Portuguese colonists in ... ica, and Mexico. The blend of European and indigenous (native) American cultures that characterizes Latin America today began to develop in the late 15th century. The Latin American artistic tradition ... in the urban centers.The overall structure of colonial art history is remarkably similar throughout Latin America, despite the enormous geographic area and the diverse traditions it encompasses. Most ...

(13 pages) 132 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Business Analysis for LAN Chile Airline.

1. Introduction:LAN Chile was the most successful Latin American airline of the late 1990's. Despite upheaval in the industry and failures of several ... avel & Leisure Magazine rated LanChile as the "Best Passenger Airline between North America and Latin America," based on cabin comfort, on-board service, on-time flight record, food, and attention ... mfort, on-board service, on-time flight record, food, and attention to the public. In January 1999, Latin Finance Magazine rated LanChile as the best airline serving Chile and the second-best serving ...

(5 pages) 85 0 3.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Gabriel Garcia Marquez and "One Hundred Years of Solitude"

Considered by many to be the greatest Latin American author, Gabriel García Márquez encompasses the imagination of peasant s ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Compare and contrast independence movements in North America and South America

ifferences between the movements towards independence, there were also some similarities.Unlike the Latin American colonies, the North American colonies were the first to declare their independence. T ... ce movement was much more peaceful than it was in North America. In fact, it was the only colony in Latin America to have a peaceful transition to independence. Perhaps the major difference was that t ...

(2 pages) 50 1 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Barry Bonds's Steroid Use

do it because he's a white boy," Bonds is quoted as saying in the excerpt.Bonds added that Sosa, a Latin American player, would never beat McGwire because "they'll never let him win."In the 1999 seas ...

(2 pages) 15 1 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Summarize what the information in the table tells us about environmental impacts in different economic regions of the world and how these are changing.

time.It is evident that EMU countries such as Ireland and Spain have a high level of GDP. However, Latin American and Caribbean counties have the highest level of GDP per unit of energy use than any ...

(2 pages) 10 0 4.5 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Faith And Honor In Latin America

nor as a reference, explain why honor was important and how it was defined and defended in colonial Latin American. Honor has been the bridge of many passions throughout the world and especiall ... wer and just as control was the key to governing honor was the foundational cornerstone to colonial Latin America. Honor was so influential in the Culture of colonial Latin America, that it significan ...

(5 pages) 537 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mexico City

lest buildings in Mexico City. It is forty-four stories tall and is one of the tallest buildings in Latin American as well as Mexico City.A beautiful looking park was built right over the old Aztecs o ... soccer, baseball, tennis, and bullfighting. Mexico City is one of the most advanced travel ways in Latin America for its highways.

(1 pages) 27 0 4.5 May/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Cats

panish were fighting Napoleon in Spain too. The reason why the this revolt started was because, the Latin people saw the other countries such as the North American colony beat the very strong British. ... arned that the American's were very weak just like them, and that was a good sign, showing that the Latino's could win verses the Spanish. There was one main leader who started all the revolts, ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Che Guevara

, focussing on the features that pushed him to take part and action in the political problematic of Latin America, and which caused him to be universally known as revolutionary guerrilla leader.Guevar ... olutionary guerrilla leader.Guevara's life has been influenced mainly by the poor conditions of the Latin-American inhabitants. His politics and strategy evolved within a Marxist-Leninist framework. B ...

(8 pages) 45 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Insight On Mauritius

uffling, body gyrating, downright erotic dance is generally performed on the beach to the rhythm of Latin American, Carribean, and African pop. Dressed in colourful floral flouncy skirts and short tig ...

(4 pages) 36 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Decisions in Paradise II

obal organization, it has many affiliate offices around the world such as Asia, Europe, Africa, and Latin American. The company can assign a couple employees from each of these countries to assist Ale ...

(4 pages) 1206 0 4.9 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making